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Shallots

Shallots, a member of the onion family, are known to have strong anti-cancer properties and immune-boosting benefits. Although shallots have a delicate onion flavor, they physically resemble garlic, growing in a bulb-like structure composed of multiple cloves.

Origin:

Central or Southwest Asia

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring: Cloves: Plant directly in garden as soon as soil can be worked.

Fall: Cloves: Plant directly in garden after first frost.

Preferred Growing Climate: Warm

Planting Depth: 2″-3″

Plant Spacing: 6″

Days to Germinate: Green shoots in 60 days

Days to Harvest: New bulbs in 90-120 days

In Season:

May-July

Pairs Well With:

Brussels sprouts, garlic, mushrooms, potatoes, tomatoes

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories?? 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.1 g?? 0%

Saturated fat 0 g?? 0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg?? 0%

Sodium 12 mg?? 0%

Potassium 334 mg?? 9%

Total Carbohydrate 17 g?? 5%

Dietary fiber 3.2 g?? 12%

Sugar 8 g

Protein 2.5 g?? 5%

Vitamin A?? 0%?? Vitamin C?? 13%

Calcium?? 3%?? Iron?? 6%

Vitamin D?? 0%?? Vitamin B-6?? 15%

Vitamin B-12?? 0%?? Magnesium?? 5%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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